Neil Patrick Harris will host the 2013 Tony Awards — the longest running annual award show in US theater. As everyone knows or should know, the Tonys are regarded as the Oscars of the industry, and rival any gay pride parade or jamboree.
In the 1935 song “Lullaby of Broadway” by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, there’s a reference to “the daffy-dills who entertain at Angelo’s and Maxie’s.”
On Christmas I caught Lincoln Center Theater’s soon-to close Broadway musical version of “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s spirited 1988 film. The show opened in November to mediocre reviews, which seemed to me to exaggerate the flaws in the production. There is much to enjoy in this Bartlett […]